Hackers claim they breached data on 1 billion Chinese citizens

The leak, if authenticated, would be one of the largest in history, but many victims may never learn of it because of government censors.

To get banned abortion pills, patients turn to legally risky tactics

Mail-forwarding services and telehealth appointments from border-state parking lots circumvent state bans on FDA-approved drugs.

Top business executives have gotten even more Republican, study finds

Business leaders are growing more Republican as companies face pressure to take a stand on abortion, gun violence and voting rights.

Crypto broker Voyager Digital files for bankruptcy as industry falters

Voyager sustained heavy losses from its exposure to crypto hedge fund Three Arrows Capital, which went into liquidation last week after defaulting on several loans.

Wealthy Mideast nations boost spending to protect citizens from inflation

Though the region's two biggest economies have been trying to trim their generous social services, the sudden rise in inflation has prompted renewed spending.

Crypto lender Vauld offered lifeline a day after suspending withdrawals

London-based rival Nexo offers to acquire as much as 100 percent of the troubled cryptocurrency platform.

Oil prices fall sharply as recession worries grow

The plunge suggests that gasoline prices could be poised for a sharp descent, though there could be a multiweek lag.

Inflation is making homelessness worse

Rising housing costs, combined with persistent inflation for basic necessities like gas and food, have left more Americans newly homeless and millions more fearing they’ll soon lose their homes.

Bill to grant crypto firms access to Federal Reserve alarms experts

A new Senate bill would help crypto firms access the Fed's payment system. But financial experts warn the move could destabilize the banking system.

Companies offer to help employees seeking abortions. It’ll be tricky.

A fast-changing legal landscape on abortion is colliding with a complex, often conflicting collection of state health insurance policies.

She helped get Trump elected. Now she’s raising crypto for Ukraine.

Brittany Kaiser, the provocative Cambridge Analytica veteran, has quietly evolved as crucial to fundraising for the government of Volodymyr Zelensky.

Former ‘Cryptoqueen’ is now one of 10 most-wanted fugitives

Ruja Ignatova vanished in 2017, three years after allegedly masterminding a global pyramid scheme that defrauded investors out of more than $4 billion.
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Ellis Island immigrants weren’t special — today’s newcomers succeed just as quickly

Using records digitized in part by amateur genealogists, economists have upended conventional wisdom about which immigrants succeed and why

Stocks slide, with Wall Street closing out its worst first half since 1970

The S&P 500's 20.6 percent fall this year follows a record-shattering performance in 2021.

Consumer spending growth slows in May, as higher prices weigh on the economy

Consumer spending has so far been a bright spot in the U.S. economy, even as inflation hits 40-year highs. But household spending slowed in May, compared with April.
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